Red bean: a zip file of web pages bundled into an Actually Portable Executable file that will run as a web server on any modern x64-based computer—Linux, macOS, or Windows. It can serve millions of static pages a second on quite ordinary hardware.
(Via @simonw on Twitter)Noted by Damian Cugley .
Justine Tunney’s Cosmopolitan Libc ‘makes C a build-once run-anywhere language, like Java, except it doesn't need an interpreter or virtual machine. Instead, it reconfigures stock GCC and Clang to output a POSIX-approved polyglot format that runs natively on Linux + Mac + Windows + FreeBSD + OpenBSD + NetBSD + BIOS with the best possible performance and the tiniest footprint imaginable.’
(Via @simonw on Twitter)
Put on my coat and gloves, set off for my morning bike ride. Was about 100 metres down Rymers Lane when I suddenly thought ‘Oh no! Forgot my mask!’
Then I realized I was wearing my mask & had forgotten I was wearing it.
Whimsical 1959 Japanese animated short about a cat making a film with mice actors in a super-automated film studio.
The new identity system for financial firm Robinhood includes commissioning these wonderful illustrations on the theme of the future in the style of French science fiction comics.
Slides & notes from a talk by Simon Willison mostly on his projects Datasette and Dogsheep aimed at streamlining the process of aggregating and publishing datasets and searching one’s personal data.
Australian National anthem, Advance Australia Fair, has again been tweaked by the Prime Minister to better represent modern Australia.
What if everything on the Internet were real? Blog comic by Boulet
Twitter thread on how before the debut of Amazing Stories in 1926 there was a thriving fandom living in the letter pages of Western Story Magazine